Month: October 2018

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Johnny Louis/Getty Images(MIAMI) — The FBI has compiled a list of names and addresses found in the possession of suspected mail bomber Cesar Sayoc. The belief is these were people — including politicians, media figures and celebrities — to whom he was considering sending additional devices. The FBI is now notifying everyone on that list, […]

Google Maps Street View(MATTHEWS, N.C.) — A boy was shot dead at a North Carolina high school Monday morning — allegedly by a classmate — after a bullying conflict “escalated out of control,” officials said. The shooting at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina, about 12 miles outside of Charlotte, was “an isolated incident,” […]

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — Dr. Jeff Cohen, President of Allegheny General Hospital, lives down the street from Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, and heard the gunshots and chaos that unfolded when a gunman carried out an anti-Semitic mass shooting inside the house of worship Saturday. After suspect Robert Bowers was injured in an exchange of […]

Google Maps Street View(JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky.) — Two recent shootings in the U.S. — one in Kentucky, one in Pennsylvania — are both being investigated as possible hate crimes, authorities said. The suspect who fatally shot two people at a Kentucky Kroger grocery store on Oct. 24 reportedly tried to get into a black church before […]

Aaron Jackendoff/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — The man who allegedly opened fire on worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue “made statements regarding genocide and his desire to kill Jewish people” during the 20-minute attack, prosecutors said. Eleven people were killed when authorities say 46-year-old Robert Bowers — carrying an assault-style rifle and three handguns — […]

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — The man accused of gunning down 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue appeared in a federal court Monday afternoon in a wheelchair. Robert Bowers, 46, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell just hours after being released from a hospital, where he had been treated for bullet wounds suffered. It […]

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — Eleven worshipers, including a 97-year-old woman, were gunned down inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood Saturday morning. “Words escape me of what you can say,” said Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, who was officiating the service when a gunman started shooting. “They were all beautiful, wonderful, good decent […]

ABC News (PITTSBURGH) — The rabbi of the Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 worshippers were gunned down Saturday said the massacre was not just an attack on the Jewish community. “It was an attack on America,” Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life synagogue said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday. Suspect Robert Gregory […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump called Brazil’s new conservative president to congratulate the controversial leader who has praised the country’s former military dictatorship and made disparaging remarks about women, Afro-Brazilians, and the LGBT community. Jair Bolsonaro, who won election on Sunday in a run-off vote, ran on a campaign similar to Trump’s, tapping into the country’s […]

Dominic Lipinski – Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — All eyes are on Meghan Markle as she and her husband, Prince Harry, undertake a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. The couple will attend more than 70 engagements over the course of their four-nation tour. For Meghan, who is expecting the couple’s first child, […]

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